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NE Ohio Public Policy Forums

NE Ohio Public Policy Forums

 

These engaging forums are held at various locations throughout the greater Cleveland area and focus on current public policy issues facing Northeast Ohio.

This series is co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Northeast Ohio Media Group plus Lakewood and Cuyahoga County Library Systems. Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

 

Cleveland Skyline

Wednesday, February 21 | 7-8:30 p.m.

 

Moderator: Steven Litt, Plain Dealer, Art, Architecture, Urban Design and City Planning Reporter

 

The Opportunity Corridor provides a connection between west and east sides; through neighborhoods that would benefit from economic renewal. It has been condemned, extolled, and now is becoming a reality. But what will it do in reality?

 

The Northeast Ohio Public Policy forums are co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Cleveland.com/Plain Dealer. Plus Heights, Lakewood and Cuyahoga County Library Systems. Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

 

Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom | Free and open to the public (advanced registration recommended) | REGISTER >

 

Thursday, March 8 | 6:30-8 p.m.

 

A discussion with experts at the national and local level about ways to protect yourself from common consumer scams and how to respond if they do strike.

Moderated by Teresa Dixon-Murray, Reporter/ Banking & Personal Finance, The Plain Dealer

Panelists:

  • Larissa Bungo, Assistant Regional Director, Federal Trade Commission
  • Sheryl Harris, Director, Consumer Affairs, Cuyahoga County
  • Sue McConnell, President, Better Business Bureau-Cleveland

 

 

 

Co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Cleveland.com/Plain Dealer. Plus Heights, Lakewood and Cuyahoga County Library Systems. Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

 

Lakewood Public Library, Main Branch | Free (advanced registration recommended) | REGISTER >

Tuesday, March 20 | 7-8:30 p.m.

 

Moderator: Rich Exner, Cleveland.com Reporter

Panelists:
David Daley, Political Writer
Catherine Turcer, Common Cause/Ohio, more

 

This forum will look at the Redistricting issue from a national and local perspective with experts in each area on the panel.

 

The Northeast Ohio Public Policy forums are co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Cleveland.com/Plain Dealer. Plus Heights, Lakewood and Cuyahoga County Library Systems. Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

 

Landmark Centre | Free and open to the public (advanced registration recommended) REGISTER >

 

Wednesday, April 25 | 6:30-8 p.m.

 

Some think that single payer healthcare is the answer to our healthcare problems and others think it will bankrupt the country and won't work. This forum will explore both sides with a particular emphasis on how it might impact Northeast Ohio.

Moderated by Ginger Christ, The Plain Dealer Healthcare Reporter

Panelists:

  • John R. Corlett, President and Executive Director, The Center for Community Solutions
  • J. B. Silvers, Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management and School of Medicine

 

Co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Cleveland.com/Plain Dealer. Plus Heights, Lakewood and Cuyahoga County Library Systems. Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

 

Lakewood Public Library, Main Branch | Free (advanced registration recommended | REGISTER >

 

 

Video of Previous Forums:

8/29/17 | Public Policy Forum, "The Election for Mayor: A discussion about the future of Cleveland" |  Watch >

3/21/17 | Public Policy Forum, "The Impact of State Budget Cuts on Northeast Ohio Communities" |  Watch >

1/31/17 | Public Policy Forum, "The Proposed Merger of Cleveland and East Cleveland. How could this happen? Should it?" |  Watch >

11/17/16 | Public Policy Forum, "Sports Stadium Financing in Cleveland" |  Watch >

11/15/16 | Public Policy Forum, "Relationship Between Cleveland Police and the Community" |  Watch >

10/13/16 | Public Policy Forum, "Marijuana Legalization in Ohio" |  Watch >

9/15/16 | Public Policy Forum, "Water Quality of Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River" |  Watch >

8/25/16 | Public Policy Forum, "Redistricting and Voting Rights in Ohio" |  Watch >

5/17/16 | Public Policy Forum, "2016 Republican National Convention: What's it mean to Cleveland?" | Watch >

5/16/16 | Public Policy Forum, "Cleveland's Radio Superstars" | Watch >

2/9/16 | Public Policy Forum, "Cuyahoga County Waterfronts and Neighborhood Development" | Watch >

1/19/16 | Public Policy Forum, "Your Money, Your Healthcare: Accessing Quality Treatment at a Time of Rapid Change" | Watch >

10/7/15 | Public Policy Forum, "Housing Crisis in Northeast Ohio--Where Are We in 2015?" | Watch >

8/19/15 | Public Policy Forum, "How to Become an Education Activist in Northeast Ohio" | Watch >

7/29/15 | Public Policy Forum, "Land Use in Cuyahoga County" | Watch >

6/17/15 | Public Policy Forum, "Regional Cooperation or How to Get 59 Civic Entities to Play Together" | Watch >